Cottonwood Mott Line Camp

Cottonwood Mott Line Camp (HM1Z5B)

Location: Floydada, TX 79235 Motley County
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N 34° 0.536', W 101° 0.407'

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The Cottonwood Mott, named for the stand, or motte, of trees which surrounded a natural spring here, was the site of a line camp as early as 1878. Cowboys used the camp as a base from which to work, herding cattle and mending fences on the ranch. A log cabin was built here by employees of the Jingle Bob Ranch, and was the site of at least two gunfights. The ranchland was sold in 1882 to the Matador Land & Cattle Company, LDT., a Scotland-based syndicate. The company sold out in 1951, and the land was divided into smaller ranches.
Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986
HM NumberHM1Z5B
Year Placed1986
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 3:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 314683 N 3764962
Decimal Degrees34.00893333, -101.00678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.536', W 101° 0.407'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 32.16" N, 101° 0' 24.42" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Floydada TX 79235, US
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